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Linux is great even for business or programming ,

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by mainceaft, Apr 17, 2018.

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  1. mainceaft

    mainceaft Power Member

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    Recently I did experience installing multiple Linux distribution on cheap(12$/Yr) 128/MB VPS that uses KVM virtualization (which allows you can install an OS you want) ,
    as you you cant do that much with 128/MB if you want to install Windows(I know you most have windows on the cloud servers for bot) , so I give try with a Linux disruption called SliTaz and it boot with no issue I get in the GUI (remotely using VNC ) and it was running fast as it's on my PC ,
    Anyway since its very small distribute(~50MB) it's didn't recognize the network card so th Internet inside the VPS were not working , (lather I discovered how get it work) .
    So I decide to go for Debian 9 (I download it full DVD iso) and it recognize the network immediately and was able to install latest packages (e.g I was need to test VLC 3.0 and it's works)
    Like most of you I know Linux since long time I first time I really tried in 2009 and it was really nightmare for regular Windows user(nothing were working ) ,
    bit too week ago I decide to give it try with command line only CentOS install on my laptop using VirtualBox , making that command line OS work were difficult but I get the network card working and I discovered many hidden feature that quite useful for any programmer like environment variable and the ability to customize the kernel make your own distribution and even create portable app (e.g I jut copy nano Editor bin file to /usr/bin ) .
    Honest I'm person who's hate command line but when I get use to it i realize the wisdom why Linux developers never give up on it , simply it's makes automatic staff a lot easier ,
    and now lets come to business advantage either you have big or small budget Linux is good for you ,
    At least you wont find any cheap VPS that cost you as low as 4$ a year (128MB/NAT VPS) for windows ( the cheapest one I found was >10$/Month ) ,
    let come to the size
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    This is my VPS after full install Debian 9 with full update + I have VLC and FFmpeg installed too.
    Windows 7 as I remember uses ~20GB after fresh install
    Even for desktop I had my PC that didn't boot on windows BSD caused by H.D.D physical failure I install Elementary Linux without single error message .
    I didn't try Wine or Mono ( to test windows app yet ) but I guess if it able to run some Win app that you most needed .
    Last I didn't encourage you to switch to Linux , because even my self I still discovering it , but I want to open your eye on something hidden on many people which how much powerful Linux are , I call it real industrial OS and all version of Windows Servers comes close to it , this thing solid as rock but the problem with us we can't get to use it .
     
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  2. youbike

    youbike Registered Member

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    what the h3ll is it ????
    all linux is su(k except android version
     
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    Check out Level1Linux on YouTube. Lots of good information on how Linux works:

    https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCOWcZ6Wicl-1N34H0zZe38w
     
  4. hosam020

    hosam020 Junior Member

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    Will you can use it every where home, office, but it problem the GUI
     
  5. mainceaft

    mainceaft Power Member

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    I know most of their GUI not user friendly same with FilesMangers they not that professional or easy to use , and I think these staff no bother kernel developers at all , because it's not their problem someone else had to solve it .
    those guys are doing great job but the're not may source of information about the system , some hakes I was need to do it my self after reading multiple source , anyway things now way better then what it was on 2009 , I found solution to every error message I Google it ,
    that's how I solve stupid Network issue on CentOS which required editing single file to make the changes works ,
    that's different from what I had to do in Windows which required Registry modification with long and none readable reg variable , this makes me think Linux as more programmer friendly than Windows ,
    the other different I notice that Microsoft documentation about their API were perfect honesty comparing to any open-source project I could need to use ,
    I guess the reason most of people uses Linux with tradition app like web/email servers because tons of tutorial on these subject ( people think Linux for servers only OMG )
    Last I think most what keeps using it on IM on e.g Dedi server for video uploading editing that install process (formating ) is bit harder/confusing than Windows Special hard driver partitions and mounting point (even I force to install Debian twice cause of that ) but once you done you will find all app available for you with tons of shell automatic scripts .
     
  6. hosam020

    hosam020 Junior Member

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    Will i use Ubuntu, for the last 8 years at home and work.
    and i hope 1 day unix will hit windows ass .
    i am following GNOME & KDE, in my Opinion it's the easy GUI at the moment.